Helpful Links

We'll be updating with our favorite alternative energy, heating, and home improvement links all the time, so check back often!

AST Related Links

Hot and Cold - AST's president, Tom Gocze, is a Maine home improvement guru!


Hot and Cold TV on YouTube - Bringing home improvement fun to the masses!


Archived "The Home Page" Columns from the BDN - Tom wrote a weekly home improvement column for the Bangor Daily news a few years back and they are still available to read online.


Heat-Pump Water Heaters - An article on heat pumps Tom wrote for Home Power Magazine, Issue #156, August/September 2013

AST Press

Searsport firm aims for affordable solar hot water (Tom Groening, Bangor Daily News, June 2, 2012)


Expert Predicts Changes to Home Heating by 2030 (David Holmes, Home Heating Guide, May 21, 2009)

DIY Heating Information

Build-It-Solar - This is one of the BEST resources for do-it-yourselfers interested in renewable energy projects. - A great resource for those of us who heat with wood.  The forums are also incredibly helpful.


Effect of Thermal Storage on the Performance of a Wood Pellet-fired Residential Boiler - This is an interesting report done by the Brookhaven National Laboratory on how thermal storage impacts the performance of a pellet boiler.

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